2018 Softball News

  • Softball Homestand Continues Against Bearcats
    March 20, 2018
    Following a sweep of Pacific Lutheran, Whitworth softball continues its first home stand of the 2018 season against the Willamette Bearcats this weekend. 
  • Silva and Portlock Power Bucs Past Lutes
    March 18, 2018
    The Whitworth Pirates led for almost the entirety of Sunday afternoon’s Northwest Conference softball doubleheader as they swept the Pacific Lutheran Lutes.
  • Gayer Leads Bucs to Sweep of Lutes
    March 17, 2018
    Sarah Gayer went 6-8 with 3 RBIs and 4 runs to lead the Whitworth Pirates in their sweep of the Pacific Lutheran Lutes in a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Pirate Softball Returns Home to Battle Lutes
    March 13, 2018
    After four straight weeks away from home to begin the year, Whitworth softball will play its first home games of the 2018 campaign this weekend against Pacific Lutheran. 
  • Cristal Brown Softball March 13, 2018
    March 13, 2018
    Whitworth softball coach Cristal Brown gives Pirate fans an update about her team on March 13, 2018.
  • McNaught Powers Pirates to Sunday Sweep
    March 11, 2018
    A pair of sterling pitching performances and an offensive attack powered by Kinsey McNaught led the Whitworth Pirates to a doubleheader sweep of the Puget Sound Loggers in a pair of Northwest Conference softball games. 
  • Softball Splits with Loggers
    March 10, 2018
    Whitworth softball scored a trio of timely runs to pick up a game one win, but its bats fell silent in the second game of a Northwest Conference doubleheader with Puget Sound, leading to a Saturday split.
  • Carlson, Lempert Named Whitworth / Subway Student-Athletes of the Month
    March 08, 2018
    Madelyn Carlson of softball and Owen Lempert of men’s swimming have been selected as the Whitworth Subway Student-Athletes of the Month for their performances in February.
  • Pirate Softball Restarts NWC Play at UPS
    March 06, 2018
    After competing with some of the best teams in Division III in Arizona, Whitworth softball returns to the Pacific Northwest this weekend for a Northwest Conference series against Puget Sound on March 10-11. 
  • Softball Closes Leadoff Classic with Split
    March 04, 2018
    Whitworth softball closed out the NFCA Division III Leadoff Classic with a split against Coe College and Central College (Iowa) on Sunday afternoon. 
  • Freshmen Propel Pirates to Sweep
    March 03, 2018
    Kaylie Lowery singled in the game-winning run in game one and Madelyn Carlson tossed seven shutout innings in game two to give the Whitworth Pirates a Saturday morning sweep of Birmingham Southern and Wittenberg.
  • Carlson's Walk-Off Single Ensures Softball Split
    March 02, 2018
    Whitworth softball split its first two games of the Leadoff Classic, dropping a mercy-rule loss to 17th-ranked Moravian before defeating William Paterson in the second game of the day.
  • Pirates Travel South for Leadoff Classic
    February 27, 2018
    After opening Northwest Conference play last weekend, Whitworth softball finishes out non-conference play this weekend at the Leadoff Classic in Tuscon, Ariz.
  • Softball DH Suspended by Rain
    February 25, 2018
    Rain suspended the Whitworth-George Fox softball doubleheader on Sunday.
  • Bruins Sweep Pirates in NWC Opener
    February 24, 2018
    Whitworth softball couldn’t get its offense going and dropped a pair of shutout losses to the George Fox Bruins. 
  • Softball Opens Title Defense Against Bruins
    February 21, 2018
    After opening its season in late January, Whitworth softball is back on dirt to begin Northwest Conference play at George Fox this weekend. 
  • Three Bucs Earn NWC Weekly Honors
    February 06, 2018
    Sara Gayer, Madelyn Carlson, and Kyle Roach received weekly honors from the Northwest Conference for their performances in the last week.
  • Softball Splits with Tigers to Close Road Trip
    January 28, 2018
    Whitworth softball allowed a six-run comeback in a game one loss, but responded with a 10-0 mercy-rule victory to earn a split with the Occidental Tigers on Sunday afternoon.
  • McNaught, Trueblood Shine in Split with Leopards
    January 27, 2018
    A two-run home run and clutch run batted in from Kinsey McNaught gave the Whitworth Pirates a doubleheader split with the La Verne Leopards on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Splits to Open Season
    January 26, 2018
    Natalie Edlin drove in three runs on three hits and Madelyn Carlson tossed a complete game to earn a split for the Whitworth Pirates in their season-opening doubleheader against the Chapman Panthers. 
  • Pirate Softball Begins Hunt for Fourth Straight Title
    January 25, 2018
    Whitworth softball has its fourth straight Northwest Conference Championship in sight as the Pirates open their season Friday afternoon in Southern California.